This experienced leader will play a critical role in driving global University Recruiting strategies across Adobe, an organization of 22000+ employees. Design, Build & Develop innovative university strategy which is scalable across regions.
University Talent is a high-priority and significant part of Adobe’s hiring strategy. We consider University talent as future leaders of Adobe. We are focused on hiring undergraduates up to PhD and MBA level to fuel our diversity and innovation.
As Global Head of University Recruiting you will lead the University Recruiting team and craft a cohesive program to attract and convert a steady pipeline of top undergraduate, PhD and MBA talent into Adobe. Lead the business recruiting efforts and determine the strategic direction and objectives of global Talent.
What you’ll do
Provide innovative, scalable solutions to drive our hiring to meet Adobe’s strategic objectives.
Design customized and executable hiring strategy / plans while building excellent relationships with the talent teams, cross functional teams (Total Rewards, Communication, Talent Marketing etc) and across Adobe client groups.
Go to person for University recruiting across all functions (Technology, Field, G&A, Research etc.) which consists of University Grad hiring, Interns hiring, College programs management and Strategic partnership with external partners.
Design and carry out global projects related to university recruiting, including Program channel implementation, Virtual engagement strategy, Big Bets, Event planning and Reporting.
Drive global consistency in University hiring process, Headcount allocations, Programs, Reports and Analytics, Big Bets, Virtual Engagement Strategy etc.
Challenge the status quo and consistently seek opportunities to innovate and re-engineer processes to improve our ability to hire the best talent in the best way.
Act as a Champion for University talent by appropriately and continuously communicating successes and wins throughout the organization to enhance credibility and reputation.
Develop our global approach and utilization of data insights and metrics, ensuring our data informs decisions and metrics to drive performance.
Build investment strategies for each school. Using a tiered approach, develop relationships with professors, deans, and career counseling offices. Craft speaker and event series that position Adobe as an employer-of-choice for targeted talent.
Execute University talent philosophy of “Hire top University talent based on measurable skills and capabilities. Focus on “Top Students” rather than “Top Schools”
What you need to succeed
Have a proven background in partnering with Global Tech and Non-Tech organizations of leading Enterprise SaaS companies. Leadership and developing excellent talent will excite you as you lead an experienced team located across the US. You will thrive in a matrix and be a voice of the Global University recruiting.
Very strong partnership skills up to EVP level and strong operational and analytical rigor, able to use data to drive outcomes
Strong programmatic skill set, be able to drive action across such areas as Talent Branding and Diversity & Inclusion
15+ years of recruiting experience / University Recruiting in technical organizations with 5+ years of leadership experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.
We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!